Early Life and Education:- He was born on 1 July 1973 in Saifai, Etawah, Uttar Pradesh.He is the son of Samajwadi Party president Mulayam Singh Yadav.
He is from the first wife of his father. His father married twice.
He was schooled at Dholpur Military School. He has a Bachelor of Engineering (BE) degree from Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering, Mysore affiliated to University of Mysore.He also has a Masters in environmental engineering from Sydney University. He was considered as shy student in college. He used to drive jeep in college days.
Political Career:- He was first elected to the Lok Sabha from Kannauj in a by election in 2000. He retained his seat in the 2004 and 2009 general elections and now after being appointed as party’s UP president is spearheading the campaign to bring back Samajwadi Party to power in 2012 in UP assembly elections.
|2000||Elected to 13th Lok Sabha (elected in bye-election)|
|Member, Committee on Food, Civil Supplies and Public Distribution|
|2000-2001||Member, Committee on Ethics|
|2002-2004||Member, Committee on Science & Technology, Environment & Forests|
|2004||Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha( 2nd term)|
|Member, Committee on Estimates|
|Member, Committee on Urban Development|
|Member, Committee on Provision of Computers for MPs, Offices of Parties, Officers of Lok Sabha Secretariat|
|5 Aug. 2007||Member, Committee on Science & Technology, Environment & Forests|
|2009||Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (3rd term)|
|31 Aug. 2009||Member, Science & Technology, Environment & Forests|
|15th March 2012||Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh|